In a quiet New England community, members of swim team and their dedicated parents are preparing for a home meet. But Annie's world is about to change. From the bleachers, looking down at the swimmers, a dark haired man watches a girl. No one notices him. Annie is busy getting to know Paul, who flirts with Annie despite the fact that he's married to her friend Chris, and despite Annie's greying hair and crow's feet. When a girl on the team is murdered at a nearby highway rest stop, the parents suddenly find themselves adrift.
"This is...a Rather Good Book"
The daily rhythm of a veterinarian's family in rural New England is shaken when a hunting accident leaves their eldest son in a coma. With the lives of his loved ones unhinged, the veterinarian struggles to maintain stability while searching for the man responsible. But in the midst of his great trial an unexpected visitor arrives, requesting a favor that will have profound consequences-testing a loving father's patience, humor, and resolve, and forcing husband and wife to come to terms with what "family" truly means.
"I Became Very Attached"
In this stunning, compulsively listenable psychological drama, a killer swims in a public pool unnoticed by his future victims. A woman learns a terrible secret too dangerous to keep. And a mother prepares to do anything to keep her children safe. This is a novel about a woman. About a mother. About a marriage. About a murder. In the brightly lit public pool the killer swims and watches. Amongst the mothers cheering on their swim team daughters is Annie. Watching her two girls race, she's thinking of other things.